Jared Leto was NOT playing around when it came to his portrayal of ‘The Joker’ in the upcoming Suicide Squad film.
We’ve already heard that prior to filming he sent co-star Margot Robbie a live rat and a dead pig to the entire cast — but we just learned that he sent the entire cast used condoms and anal beads as well.
“I did a lot of things to create a dynamic to create an element of surprise, a spontaneity and to really break down any kind of walls that may be there,” the Oscar winner told me while promoting the movie at CinemaCon in Las Vegas. “The Joker is somebody who doesn’t really respect things like personal space or boundaries.”
“He went full Joker,” Smith said, adding, “He really set the tone. He wasn’t playing with it. He was dead serious as an actor. He was going in and he was 100 percent going into this character.”
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, who plays Killer Croc, says he received “sticky Playboy magazines” from Leto, but he also revealed what happened when the dead pig arrived.
“That was a good gift because it had the effect of unifying us as a group because then it became us against him,” Akinnuoye-Agbake said. “We sent the messenger back with the dead pig and our own personalized message. It got the ball rolling.”
As gross as all this is, we’re really looking forward to seeing Jared’s interpretation of ‘The Joker’ when ‘Suicide Squad’ hits theaters.